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    Is it possible to ?

    I'm new to TW's and actually deciding between two different years as to which to buy.

    That being said, Is it possible to "switch off" the head and tail light for daytime riding off road? ( I'm really not concerned if the brake light has too come on occassionally. )

    I understand the advantage of lights on public roads and highways for safety and visibility, but when using it for scouting and hunting I would rather not advertise my presence to game animals or other hunters who may be in the area.

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    Gene, read this... https://tw200forum.com/forum/technica...ights-off.html

    and this... https://tw200forum.com/forum/technica...ights-out.html

    Also, scroll to the bottom and see if there are any "Similar Threads" that look interesting.

    Maybe somebody else will remember if there was actually a final easy answer, but I don't remember. Some thick black socks and a piece of cardboard seems the easiest to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by excalibur View Post
    .............., but when using it for scouting and hunting I would rather not advertise my presence to game animals or other hunters who may be in the area. .......Gene
    The lights won't matter.

    Everyone/everything within a mile will be notified of you presence by the sound of the engine.

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    What I did was simply to pull the bullet connector to the low beam. Just remove the cowling to get at them. I ride very slowly in the woods and the stator wasn't putting out enough juice, so after a few hours the battery would be down. All I have to do is remember to turn on the high beam when I get back out on the road. I also pulled and wrapped the spark arrestor with muffler fiberglass, that quieted it down about 20%.
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    welcome to the forum.

    the previous owner of my ct90 cut in an on/off switch for the headlight, though i like rocky's idea better. i'll post a pic later today.
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    Sweet install, great job bro!!
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    I did similar to Rocky, only instead of leaving the wire disconnected, I put a switch in. I all was turn the headlight off when I start the bike. I have done the same on all my bikes plus added a $2. volt meterAttachment 137993
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    I did similar to Rocky, only instead of leaving the wire disconnected, I put a switch in. I all was turn the headlight off when I start the bike. I have done the same on all my bikes plus added a $2. volt meter13.JPG
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    The other day while driving on a electric power right of way, at about 6 am, two deer showed up in front of me, maybe 1/2 mile away. They stood there looking at me, mesmerized probably by the light beam, while I approached them. They went into the bush when I was only 100 yards away.


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    Grewen: What is the red plastic on the right side of the speedometer?


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    that is a SAE (I think that is the term) jack so I can charge the battery and run my tire pump and I have an usb adaptor for a cam or charging the gps
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